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AAR 2017 outlook focuses on tax code and regulations
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) provided this 2017 outlook on Jan. 4:
SYSTRA appoints Rosenblum COO
SYSTRA announced Jan. 4 the appointment of Stanley Rosenblum as Chief Operating Officer.
AAR: 2016 down 8.2%; 2017 could improve
The Association of American Railroads (AAR), in reporting full-year 2016 traffic figures on Jan. 4, 2017, noted that there are signs of growth following two years of declines.
AAR: 2016 concludes on a positive note
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) on Jan. 4, 2017 reported total U.S. weekly rail traffic for the week ending Dec. 31, 2016 was 425,998 carloads and intermodal units, up…
Executive Director of the Build America Bureau named
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced Dec. 30, 2016 that Martin Klepper will join the USDOT Build America Bureau (Bureau) as the initial executive director.
LRIW nature tour networking event at the NRC Conference
The League of Railway Industry Women (LRIW) announce a networking event and nature tour during the 2017 NRC Conference.
OmniTRAX Canada starts ownership transfer with Missinippi Railway Consortium
OmniTRAX Canada announced it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Missinippi Rail Consortium to commence the transfer of ownership in its Manitoba assets.
AAR: total weekly traffic up 27% (*)
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported Dec. 28 that for the week ending December 24, 2016, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 496,633 carloads and intermodal units, up 27%…
2017 Freight Rail Outlook
If 2016’s wild, throw-predictions-out-the-window runaway freight train of a Presidential election taught us anything, it’s that nothing is ever a given. As the old saw goes, never assume, because it…
David L. Parkinson, 1938-2016
Short line railroad executive David L. Parkinson, 78, died Saturday, Dec. 17 at Palm Desert, Calif. after a brief illness.
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